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Excavated clay from London’s super sewer being used to make art

A London artist is using clay being dug up on the Thames Tideway Tunnel, the 25km super sewer, to create ceramic artwork.


Solid blocks of colour mark 20 years of Paul Catherall’s art

You've probably seen Paul Catherall's art somewhere, even if you didn't know the distinctive style was the work of one man. To mark 20 years of Linocuts, there's currently exhibition devoted to his works.


Disused tube station cleared ahead of construction works

The derelict site of the former Aldgate East tube station, which closed in October 1938, has been cleared ahead of construction works which will see the area covered over once more.


New rail link to Heathrow from Reading consultation opens

A third and possibly final consultation is opening on plans to build a new rail link that will allow direct connections between Reading and Heathrow Airport.


London’s weekly railway news #251

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news...


London Public Art: Woman with Fish by Frank Dobson

This sculpture at the bottom of the Isle of Dogs is a modern replica of a work of public art that used to sit outside the Cleveland Estate of council housing in Whitechapel.


Work starts on new entrance for Paddington tube station

Work has started on the controversial Paddington Cube, which will also include a new entrance to the Bakerloo line platforms under Paddington station.


London’s Pocket Parks: Joseph Grimaldi Park, N1

This is a former church graveyard near Kings Cross, that is famous for having two graves that you are actively encouraged to dance on.


Thames Tideway tunnels open day

The "super sewer" tunnel boring machines that will be digging under the Thames will be on show at a public open day in a couple of weeks time.


Museums by Appointment – The Memorial Scrolls Trust

There’s a museum on a private road, behind a locked door and up several floors, that’s a remarkable survivor of Nazi and Communist oppression in Eastern Europe.


London’s Alleys: Amoy Place, E14

If this alley sounds vaguely Chinese, then it's no surprise as it's part of the old Limehouse Chinatown before Chinatown migrated to Soho.


The Aldgate Pump Epidemic

A water pump on the edge of the City of London that was praised for its clean clear water, that killed hundreds of Londoners.


Selfridges Flipside explores the age of luxury

A derelict hotel in the centre of London has become a venue for an art exhibition that explores the nature of luxury consumption and the future of society.


Tickets Alert: Visit the UK’s largest particle accelerator

In the countryside not far from Didcot can be a found a stunning flying saucer of a building, which also happens to house the UK's national synchrotron, and there's a chance to go inside for a look.


Tickets Alert: Annual opening of Frogmore House and Garden

Just outside London sits Windsor Castle, and within its grounds is Frogmore House, which is only open to the public on a few days of each year.


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